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As Expected, Hong Kong Gay Rights Suffer Setbacks

Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong’s LGBT community has notched small, incremental victories in recent years, but new developments have made those triumphs seem fragile and fleeting. Last Friday, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal overturned a landmark ruling that granted health benefits to the husband of a male civil servant, the same benefits enjoyed by […]

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LGBT expert urges partnership to end violence and discrimination

New York, N.Y. Global partnership is needed to end discrimination and violence against the worldwide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, a United Nations human rights expert has told an international conference in Bangkok, Thailand, outlining five key steps that should be taken.                       […]

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VIDEO: Suspect Named in Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Orlando, FL. A gunman killed 50 people and injured 53 in a crowded gay nightclub in the tourist hub of Orlando, Florida, early on Sunday before being shot dead by police, authorities said, in what appeared the deadliest mass shooting in American history. The shooter was identified as Omar S. Mateen, a man that a […]

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Kenya Bans Music Video Saying It Promotes Gay Rights

Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyan state regulators have banned a locally produced song and accompanying music video that call for equal treatment of LGBT individuals, something regulators say violates Kenya’s anti-homosexuality law. The song is a remix of the American single “Same Love,” released in 2012 by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis at the height of the same-sex […]

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New YouTube Series #NoHomo by Nelson Moses Lassiter

New York, N.Y.  Nelson Moses Lassiter’s new original comedic series launched on YouTube two weeks ago has already reached over 30,000 views. This is his narrative directorial debut. The show, #NoHomo, is about two straight guys who pose as gay men to try and pick up girls. Nelson communicated with The Stewardship Report. He said: […]

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Clear Message For Countries Where It’s Illegal To Be Gay

By Sir Richard Branson. London, U.K. Ask people to name the most creative and entrepreneurial cities in the world and they might name places like New York, Berlin, Sao Paolo, San Francisco, or London – all diverse cities with vibrant LGBT communities. Ask people to name the most innovative companies in the world and they […]

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Group Praises Obama on Refugees, Advocates for LGBT Slots

San Francisco, CA.  Neil Grungras, Executive Director of ORAM – Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration, applauded the Obama administration for yesterday’s announcement that the United States will embrace 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2016. North African immigrants near the Italian island of Sicily. Photo: Vito Manzari from Martina Franca (TA), Italy | Wikipedia. “The fact […]

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Attempt to Assist LGBT Persons Targeted by ISIS Applauded

Washington, D.C.  In a statement released by the White House: The United States welcomes today’s first-ever “Arria formula” discussion by the U.N. Security Council of how better to protect the lives and dignity of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) persons, who are frequently among the most vulnerable in conflict and post-conflict situations. Photo: Assem […]

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